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Guide to the Slavery Collection
1709-1899
 MS 569

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Collection processed by Megan Hahn. Machine-readable finding aid created by Melissa Haley, March 2002, and Alex Poole, August 2009. Entered in Archivists' Toolkit by Jefferson Bailey, October 2010.

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Series II - Gardner and Dean, 1771-1807, 1771-1807

Scope and Contents note

This series contains correspondence and business papers of the Rhode Island slave trading firm of Gardner and Dean.

Subseries 1 - Correspondence, 1804-1807, 1804-1807

Scope and Contents note

Arranged alphabetically by last name of sender. This subseries consists of letters to Gardner and Dean, mostly from the firm of Phillips and Gardner, their South Carolina counterpart, and from Samuel C. Taggart, Thomas White and Joseph Wood.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 1 Correspondence P#18; T#1, 2; W#14, 15, 26
1804-1807

Subseries 2 - Business papers, 1771, 1805-1807 and undated, 1771, 1805-1807 and undated

Scope and Contents note

Arranged chronologically. Accounts of the Sloop Louisa dated 1771, and 1805 to 1806, and accounts and receipts not attributable to particular ships dated from 1805 to 1807 make up this series.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 2 Sloop Louisa papers
1771, 1805-1807, undated
Box: 3 Folder : 3 Accounts and receipts
1805-1806, undated

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